“Noticias 34” to Broadcast Extensive Election Night Coverage on Tuesday, November 5th

11/01/02 . Insights Team

Los Angeles, CA — KMEX-TV, Channel 34 and its Emmy-award winning newscast, “Noticias 34”, announced today its plans to broadcast extensive, in-depth live statewide coverage of the upcoming California general election on November 5.   Univision’s flagship station will be joined by its sister stations in Northern and Central California to provide viewers with all of the evening’s election results including comprehensive analyses and detailed reports on the night’s most contested elected races and pivotal local and state ballot measures.
Billed “Destino 2002: Voz y Voto”, KMEX-TV’s special coverage gets underway at 5 a.m. on election day with live updates prior to the opening of all polling places.  Throughout the day, KMEX-TV will be encouraging voter participation among the Latino electorate before the polls close at 8 p.m.  News anchors Eduardo Quezada and Teresa Quevedo along with Nancy Agosto, live from the KMEX-TV election center, will provide preliminary results and interviews with political analysis from California Assemblymembers Republican Abel Maldonado and Democrat Marco Antonio Firebaugh as well as political expert Louis Caldera, who will offer a complete summary of the election’s progress and final results as the evening progresses.
Reporters from the “Noticias 34” news team will be assigned to several locations throughout Southern California and the State, providing live, up-to-the-minute reports from the Democratic and Republican headquarters.  Rolando Nichols will be stationed at the Democratic headquarters in Century City while Elizabeth Espinosa will report on developments at the Republican headquarters near LAX and Univision correspondent Eduardo Quijano will be in Oakland reporting from the Green Party headquarters.
KMEX-TV will also be monitoring the progress of Propositions F and H, local ballot measures advocating San Fernando Valley and Hollywood secession, respectively.  Both Propositions F & H will be covered extensively by Norma Roque and Francisco Ugalde.
“Destino 2002: Voz y Voto” is a special production of KMEX-TV, Channel 34, the flagship station of the Univision Television Group, Inc., the country’s leading Spanish-language television station group.  The company operates 21 full-power and seven low-power television stations and two television translator stations.

Contact: Patricia Ramos
KMEX 34 / Los Angeles
310-348-3569
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